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Cause Of Vagina Odor
May be an infection: A normal vagina has certain bacteria that must remain in balance to keep the area clean and healthy. Things like harsh cleansers, sexual intercourse and infections can offset this balance. An odor associated with itching, burning or unusual discharge can mean you have a bacterial infection. Such an infection needs to be diagnosed by your doctor and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
WHAT WOULD CAUSE A FISHY VAGINA ODOR?BEEN ON METROINIDAZOLE VAGINA GEL FOR 7 DAYS FOR BV WITH NO IMPROVEMENT.ALSO HAVE PELVIC AND LOWER BACK PAIN.
More serious: This may be more serious than just a vaginal infection. Please see your doctor as you may need hospital treatment and more or different antibiotics ...Read more
? Bacterial vaginosi: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of strange, fishy vaginal odor which is typically worse after intercourse. It is usually accompanied by a grey white discharge. This is not a sexually transmitted disease but sometimes is sexually associated. Treatment with oral pills (Metronidazole, Tinidazole, Clindamycin) or topical gel (Clindamycin) is usually effective. ...Read more
Vaginal odor varies: Vag odor may vary with activity or even with diet. Citrus fruits may cause sweet smell or taste. Normal vag odor may be "musky".A fishy odor suggests a bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor may suggest the std trichomonas.Use of lubricants or birth control options can change the odor.Yeast infections may smell like bread, and often have a thick white discharge.The presence of blood changes the odor. ...Read more
Unsure: The vagina contains many different bacteria and even some yeast - all of which keeps the vagina healthy and in balance. When that balance is disturbed you can have an overgrowth of one or more of the bacteria or of the yeast, causing increased discharge, odor, itch, etc. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
The past week have been having light noticeable odor to vagina, no discharge. What could cause this?
Vaginosis: There are many minor vaginal infections possible, and many are noticed by an odor especially after intercourse. A culture of the vagina can tell your provider how to treat this condition. A "new" sexual contact may have resulted in this condition, as many transmittable infections are without symptoms in a male. ...Read more
Can HPV cause a bad smelling odor in the vagina? If not what else could be contributing to bad smells?
I have a white discharge from uretha and vagina. it does not have an odor and its not itchy. it occasional. what is the cause?
Discharge: You need to see your doctor for thorough gynecological exam and cultures ...Read more
Garlic /onion odor from vagina what causes it and how do you get rid of it great health, exercises 5 days a week. No supplements etc.. Dont eat much garlic/onions. Symptom just started 1 month ago
Since : Since this is a change for you i would advise having an examination. Some women do think that coffee, tea, or other strong beverages can cause this. Yeast can cause an odd odor. You could try a feminind hygiene spray to see if that helps, and be sure you wear only cotton underwear. But since is a change i would advise having an examination, and also be sure your pap smear is up to date. ...Read more
INFECTION: Vaginal odor may be due to a 'forgotten tampon' or infection such as bacterial vaginosis or yeast infection. Also std's are possible: chlamydia/gc/p.I.D./ and trichomonas may cause odor without other symptoms. A rare cause of vaginal odor is cancer--so it is best to get checked. More info at http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/vaginal-odor/my00555. ...Read more
Hello do pinworms cause a foul odor to the vagina? I think a girl I work with has them.. and she works in the food industry. are they contagious ?
I have a white clear discharge insinde vagina with no odor no itching no burning and no swelling what cause that?
Various causes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Thick white discharge or Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more
What treatment should be taken for overgrowth of bad bacteria in the vagina that cause bad odor.Is there any oral treatment.Could vaginal douche help?
Probably BV: Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. Bv is not a sexually transmitted disease. It causes vaginal discharge that is usually white or gray. Most complain of a fish-like odor noticed especially after intercourse. It is treated with metronidazole. ...Read more
What could cause a thick, yellow discharge from vagina with no odor or itching after sex? Tested negative for stds, btw.
Itchy entrance vagina started two days ago as my period started , no odor or discharge , on and off burning pee cause I rubbed . Help ?
May be yeast: The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the problem then most likely that's all it was. Other possibilities include heres, lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus, allergic reactions and psoriasis. Schedule a visit. ...Read more